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Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
, the congress of the united states authorize the post office to allow newspapers to exchange one copy with each other newspaper, for free. that would be carried at no cost through the postal service, which allowed editors to swap and actually like borrow and lifted from each other. it was a great way of filling up your newspaper for free in the early days. also in the 18th century and early 19 center a lot of state government and the federal government did not have their own printing capacity. so everything that they needed printed had to be chopped out to a printer. this is one of the ways they kept a lot of those early newspapers afloat, the printer who is on the side of the party of power would get those contracts and would be the one who was authorized to print everything, early currencies, lottery tickets, detections of laws, all of these things would be given as a political favor to the editor who was on the right side. >> so today, just a circuit to the present before it could work questions, there is a mood, it varies from day to day i suppose. some days it's panic, some days it's excit
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